10 of the Most Popular Handbags on Amazon Under $25

Including totes, crossbody bags, and trendy phone purses
By Jessica Leigh Mattern
August 13, 2020 10:30 PM
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  • Amazon’s Choice for Totes
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  • Amazon’s Best-Selling Bag Overall
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  • Reviewer-Loved Comfortable Style
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  • Most-Reviewed Phone Bag
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  • Customers’ Most-Loved Bag
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  • Amazon’s Choice for Backpack Purse
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  • Comes in 40+ Colors
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  • Most-Reviewed Clear Bag
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  • Amazon’s Choice for Fanny Pack
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While Amazon may be famous for its deals, there are plenty of affordable finds that you can scoop up at any time — no sale necessary. Case in point: These popular Amazon handbags. 

The retailer has tons of inexpensive bags, including totes, crossbodies, satchels, fanny packs, convertible backpack purses, and trendy phone bags, that won’t cost you more than $25. In fact, the selection is so massive that it can feel a bit overwhelming, which is why we rounded up some of the most sought-after styles to make shopping a little easier.

Almost all of these handbags are offered in several (sometimes dozens) of colors and come with nifty features, like convertible and adjustable straps, several pockets to keep your essentials organized, and roomy interiors. Many have earned the impressive “Amazon’s Choice” label, a badge that indicates “highly-rated, well-priced products with Prime shipping,” according to the retailer. Several are also Amazon best-sellers, beating out thousands of other bags to earn a top spot on the fashion charts

Amazon Handbags Under $25: 

If you’re ready to put that Prime membership to good use and treat yourself to a new accessory, read on to learn more about each style in our curated shopping list. (FYI, non-members can also score complimentary shipping on eligible items by signing up for a free 30-day trial .)

Amazon’s Best-Selling Crossbody

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Simple and lightweight, this crossbody is large enough to hold the essential phone, wallet, and keys, making it perfect to throw on and wear for hours when traveling, checking out a concert or museum, or running errands. The $16 find comes with adjustable straps and multiple zippers, and most impressively, you can get it in over 50 color combinations, including classics like black, beige, and tan and punchy hues like fuschia and kelly green. 

Buy It! Deluxity Lightweight Crossbody Tassel Bag, $15.95; amazon.com

Amazon’s Choice for Totes

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Unlike the rest of the styles on this list, this tote also doubles as a satchel bag and comes with a matching wallet that can be worn on its own as a wristlet or clutch. While some options feature the tote in a three-piece set and cost a bit more, there are nearly two dozen two-piece sets that are $25 and under. Shoppers can choose from three textures of vegan leather, including an alligator-like finish. 

Buy It! Ynique Satchel Tote Handbag, $23.99; amazon.com

Amazon’s Best-Selling Bag Overall

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This big and basic bag, which is Amazon’s best-selling tote and shoulder handbag overall, is roomy enough for laptops and even an extra pair of shoes. Owners love it so much that over 5,000 reviewers gave it a perfect score, raving about its overall value, roomy size, and durability. Right now, it’s currently 50 percent off and going for just $15. 

Buy It! Dreubea Women’s Vegan Leather Tote, $14.99 (orig. $30.99); amazon.com

Reviewer-Loved Comfortable Style

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Tons of reviewers are obsessed with this versatile piece’s sleek profile and lightweight feel, which makes it incredibly comfortable and easy to keep on hand. “This little bag has made a huge difference for me,” one reviewer wrote. “Now I can carry those things I absolutely must keep on my person, without being weighed down with a bulky or heavy handbag. There are just enough pockets and compartments for all of my necessary items, and it fits nicely across the body keeping everything safe from those that would try to snatch it if they could.”

Buy It! Isabelle Multi-Pocket Crossbody Bag, $14.95; amazon.com

Most-Reviewed Phone Bag

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If you’re the type of person who likes to leave the house with as little as possible, then this petite purse is for you. Unlike bags that can get bulky or heavy, this minimalist crossbody is designed to hold just your phone, keys, and a few cards or cash, ensuring you can move freely, dance the night away, and get out and explore without a heavy bag weighing you down.   

Customers’ Most-Loved Bag

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To earn a spot on Amazon’s impressive Customers’ Most-Loved Styles list , a product needs to earn thousands of five-star reviews from shoppers as well as a stamp of approval from the retailer, and this beauty has done just that. While reviewers love its divided interior, which makes it easy to find what’s inside, and its elegant gold accents, they also love all 27 gorgeous hues offered, including bright fuschia, apple green, and coral. 

Buy It! Alyssa Double Compartment Flapover Crossbody, $23.95; amazon.com

Amazon’s Choice for Backpack Purse

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Reviewers love this polished and refined backpack, which comes in 12 timeless shades, for its versatility and practicality. Shoppers call it a great everyday bag and appreciate that it's roomy enough to house electronic devices, but small enough to sling over your shoulder and carry wherever you’re heading. “I love the convenience of the backpack,” one reviewer wrote. “I’ve been carrying a regular purse forever and the weight was doing a number on my shoulder and back, so I absolutely love the backpack. It also holds a ton of stuff and has been durable.”

Buy It! Nevenka Backpack Purse, $20.99; amazon.com

Comes in 40+ Colors

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Don’t be fooled by this bag’s small size! This little stunner comes with three pockets that are surprisingly roomy. Shoppers can choose from pebbled, quilted, or distressed vegan leather in over 40 color combinations — and if you can’t make up your mind, think of it this way: You can get several colors of this cute crossbody and still end up saving compared to similar styles from high-end labels. 

Buy It! Simyeer Crossbody Bag, $12.29 (orig. $13.98); amazon.com

Most-Reviewed Clear Bag

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While this clear bag tends to be a popular choice for those who frequent stadiums, concerts, and other venues (it’s earned a near-perfect rating from thousands of shoppers), it’s also great for those who just want to be able to easily spot and grab items. You’ll never lose something to the bottom of your bag again with this convenient option, which comes with a zipper top for added security.  

Buy It! Bagail Stadium-Approved Clear Tote Bag $5.99; amazon.com

Amazon’s Choice for Fanny Pack

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The fanny pack is officially back, but this time around, it’s sleek, stylish, and going by a new name. Now referred to as a “running belt,” “belt bag,” or “waist pouch,” this updated bag can be worn and centered on your front or back, slung over your shoulder, or draped across your body. And since it’s made with fast-drying and light spandex lycra, just like many leggings and shorts, it’s perfect for running, working out, hiking, and all kinds of activities. 

Buy It! Fitter’s Niche Ultra Slim Fanny Pack, $14.95; amazon.com